E.Stream partners NiRA
E.Stream Networks recently partnered the Nigerian Internet Registration Agency (NiRA) as the Official Connectivity Sponsor for the African Network Information Centre (AFRINIC) – 27 Meeting, which held in Lagos, to boost internet connectivity. AFRINIC- 27 meeting is an avenue for internet professionals and organisations to meet and discuss policies governing internet number resource distribution in…
Experts move to tackle Internet policy gaps in Africa
Experts in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) have called for a thorough campaign to educate people on the dangers of not protecting their personal data.
Nigeria’s .ng domain name adoption hits 100,000
The adoption and use of the Country Code Top Level Domain name (ccTLD), Nigeria’s .ng, is on the upward swing, as the figure hits 100, 000.This statistic was given yesterday by the Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NiRA), when the management team paid a courtesy visit to Rutam House....
NiRA explains fewer ICANN accredited registrars for Nigeria
According to Folayan, NIRA’s interest is in popularizing the Country Code Top-Level Domain (ccTLD) .ng domain and not the generic domains like .com which is the purview of ICANN accredited Registrars.
NIRA puts .ng’s registration at 90,000
NiRA, in a report, revealed that the entire Africa’s continent has less than two million domain names, with examples such as .ke with 61, 623 (Kenya); South Africa, .za has 1,148,095.
The Guardian wins two media awards
This is the second time in a row The Guardian would be recognised at the awards, which celebrate “achievements and innovations” among websites using the .ng domain name in Nigeria.
The Guardian wins .ng award for the best print media website
The Guardian has emerged as the print media house with the best news website at the 2017 Nigerian Internet Registration .ng media award.
Nigeria and internet fraud
That Nigeria loses a lot of money through internet fraud is not news but the figure of over N127 billion as annual loss given by the Minister of Communications is staggering.
NCC seeks inputs on internet code of practice
NCC said the establishment of internet industry code of practice is part of its Internet Governance function, but says it favours a multi-stakeholder model of engagement in the process of policy development for the Internet Governance.